Category Archives: News

New IHOPE regional case study

We are happy to announce the IHOPE regional case study the Preservation, Decolonization and Sovereignty Reclamation at the Fort Apache and Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Landmark, Arizona. The Fort Apache project offers to…

Landscape Archaeology Conference 2016

The 4th International Landscape Archaeology Conference will be hosted by the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. It will be held at Uppsala University, the oldest university in Scandinavia –…

New Paper

Researchers from Europe, Russia, and the United States have just published the article “Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 AD”…

CCSAR report on climate impacts on heritage and the archaeological record

Every day important sites, buildings, and other physical evidence of  environmental and cultural heritage are swept away by increasingly heavy seas. The Society for American Archaeology’s newly formed Climate Change…

Climate History Podcast

IHOPE appearance in the third episode of the Climate History Podcast, Dr. Dagomar Degroot (Georgetown University) interviews Dr. Thomas McGovern (CUNY) and Dr. George Hambrecht (University of Maryland) about archaeology in…

IHOPE on WAC-8

IHOPE will organise a session at the Eighth World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8) in Kyoto, 28 Aug—2 Sep 2016. In this IHOPE session researchers, using Historical Ecology, Environmental Humanities and Future Studies…

Global Environmental Change Threats to Heritage and Long Term Observing Networks of the Past

IHOPE has put together a theme to document the threats to our human and environmental heritage from global environmental change. These threats include wind, the sea, and rising soil temperatures, which…

IHOPE annual meeting in October 2015

The annual meeting of the Committees of IHOPE met in Uppsala in late October, with nearly half of our thirty-nine members attending, some from as far away as Australia, India,…

From ‘collapse’ to urban diaspora

A new article by Lisa J. Luceroa, Roland Fletchera and Robin Coninghama, published in Antiquity, investigates the transformation of low-density, dispersed agrarian urbanism: In the tropical regions of southern Asia, Southeast…

Remains of Greenland

Danish and Greenlandic researchers will improve the understanding of processes controlling the preservation of archaeological sites in Greenland and develop research based tools that can be used for locating and…